Only he who accepts clashes and conflicts in life, loves life.
I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom.
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
Everything in the world is about sex except sex. Sex is about power.
Shame is an ornament to the young; a disgrace to the old.
Every person who ever thought he had a right to assert, and went boldly and asserted it, himself, or jointly with others that shared his convictions, was a direct actionist.
Is it not enough that 'things are cruel and blind'? Must we also be cruel and blind?
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
I really had a lot of dreams when I was a kid, and I think a great deal of that grew out of the fact that I had a chance to read a lot.
Three things have been difficult to tame: the oceans, fools, and women. We may soon be able to tame the oceans; fools and women will take a little longer.
How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.
I have always regarded myself as the pillar of my life.
Live for yourself and you will live in vain;Live for others, and you will live again.
When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.
Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.
If you have zest and enthusiasm, you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind.
I always like walking in the rain, so no one can see me crying.
Life is a disease, brother, and death begins already at birth. Every breath, every heartbeat, is a moment of dying - a little shove toward the end.
There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.
A photograph is a moral decision taken in one eighth of a second.